Media

Magazine Articles

  • Lunau, K. Oct 9, 2008 Eradicating a bad bacteria: Will we be better off when H. pylori is gone for good? Maclean’s Magazine (link)
  • 2009 Teaming up with northern communities. Research News: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (link)
  • Cornwall, C. July, 2010 Can you catch cancer? Reader’s Digest Canada (link)

News Articles

  • Curran, J. Feb 6, 2008 Aklavik scoped for stomach cancer. Northern News Services (link)
  • CBC News Feb 8, 2008 Bacteria tests in Arctic hamlet may unlock stomach cancer mystery (link)
  • Curran, J. Feb 8, 2008 Stanton docs assist in Aklavik. The Yellowknifer (link)
  • Sinnema. J. Feb 9, 2008 Call for help. The Edmonton Journal (link)
  • Picard, A. Feb 11, 2008 Medical team targeting stomach cancer in North. The Globe and Mail (link)
  • Siku News Feb 13, 2008 Why more stomach cancer in Aklavik, NWT? (link)
  • CBC News Feb 29, 2008 High rates of stomach bacteria in Arctic hamlet: Study (link)
  • Thomas, B. Mar 10, 2008 Tests show half of Aklavik has H. pylori. Northern News Services (link)
  • Zarate, G. Mar 12, 2008 Arctic hamlet discovers cancer cause. Slave River Journal (link)
  • Loreen, D. Mar 13, 2008 Preparing for treatment. Northern News Services (link)
  • Mountain, A. Mar 24, 2008 Cancer rates in Aklavik? News/North NWT (link)
  • Thomas, B. Oct 20, 2008. Woman warns of stomach bacteria. Northern News Services (link)
  • Livingstone, A. May 18, 2009 Stomach virus may be linked to diet. Northern News Services (link)
  • CBC News May 26, 2009 Aklavik residents, scientists hopeful antibiotics curb cancer-causing bacteria (link)
  • Siku News May 27, 2009 Taking aim at cancer (link)
  • Edmontonstories.ca June 26, 2009 Stories about working opportunities (link)
  • Johnston, C. Mar 2, 2010 Sequential therapy eradicates Helicobacter pylori better than triple therapy in Aklavik Natives: Presented at CDDW. Doctor’s Guide Global Edition (link)
  • May, K. Nov 15, 2010 Looking for medical answers. Northern News Services (link)
  • CBC News Nov 16, 2010 Stomach bacteria study goes to Yukon (link)
  • Kokiw, S. Nov 16, 2010 Old Crow H. pylori project underway. Yukon Liberal (link)
  • Siku News Nov 17, 2010 Bad bacteria in Yukon, too? (link)
  • Unrau, J. Nov 18, 2010 MLA urges constituents to get tested for bacteria. Whitehorse Star (link)

Radio Segments

  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, Report on the Aklavik H. pylori Project, Prior to Aklavik scope week, Dr. Karen Goodman talks about starting the project and what is known about H. pylori (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, Prior to Aklavik scope week, Mayor Knute Hansen talks about people in the community having H. pylori (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, During Aklavik scope week, Dr. Bob Bailey talks about what to expect with endoscopy (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, Prior to Aklavik scope week, Dr. John Morse talks about the history of bringing research into the community (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, After Aklavik scope week, Knute Hansen and Dr. Justin Cheung repond to the prevalence of H. pylori infection in Aklavik being over 50% (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, After scope week, Dr. Justin Cheung comments on the concern of the community being validated by project results (available on CD)
  • CBC Radio Feb 2008, After scope week, Dr. Justin Cheung comments on what we aim to find regarding H. pylori infection in the community (available on CD)
  • CBC Special Report Feb 6, 2008 Testing for link between bacteria and stomach cancer in Aklavik (link)
  • CBC Whitehorse Jul 15, 2008 Presentation at 2008 Biennual Gwichin Gathering, Old Crow, Yukon Territory
  • CBC News Jul 17, 2008 Researchers offer to bring N.W.T. stomach bacteria study to Yukon
  • CBC News May 26, 2009 Aklavik residents, scientists hopeful antibiotics curb cancer-causing bacteria
  • CBC Radio North Trailbreaker May 14, 2010 Update on project expansion
  • CBC Radio North Nov 16, 2010 Stomach bacteria study goes to Yukon
  • CBC Radio North July 6, 2011 Identifying a cancer-causing bacteria
  • CBC Radio North June 6, 2012 Interview with Amy Colquhoun on the Fort McPherson H. pylori Project (link)
  • CBC Radio North June 6, 2012 Interveiw with Liz Wright on the Fort McPherson H. pylori Project
  • CBC News September 24, 2013 Dr. Hanley's Weekly Studio Call (link)

Television News Feature

  • CBC Northbeat Feb 6, 2008 Research into link between bacteria and cancer in Aklavik (link)
  • Decouverte November 7, 2010 Le mystere d'Aklavik (video link) (transcript link)
  • CBC Northbeat Jan 9, 2012 Interview with Dr. Goodman - H. pylori research in northern Canadian communities
  • CBC Northbeat Sept 24, 2013 Dr. Hanley's Weekly Studio Call (Follow-up interview at 39:09) (link)

Health Institution News

  • Nov, 2007 Aklavik Helicobacter pylori study - special edition. Susie Husky Health Center Newsletter (link)
  • Feb 8, 2008 Team heads north to scope for stomach cancer-causing bacteria. Capital Health Edmonton Area 2008 Features (link)
  • Karbashewski, K. 2008 Never say die. Your Health: Capital Health’s Magazine for Living Well (link)
  • May 12, 2008 Investigating the cause of stomach cancer in Aklavik. Canadian Digestive Health Foundation News (link)
  • Jan 7, 2014 Contracts are a living thing - Creating effective research agreements in Northern Canada. HEALTHe-news: Circumpolar Health - Promoting health in northern communities (link)
  • Jan 7, 2014 Communication and collaboration strengthen community-driven research. HEALTHe-news: Circumpolar Health - Promoting health in northern communities (link)

NWT Health Minister’s Statement

  • Hon. Sandy Lee Feb 15, 2008 The Aklavik H. pylori screening project. Statement to the NWT Legislative Assembly (link)